Trust Us: Rush, Jim Gaffigan, ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ and more

Catch the annual Peanuts Thanksgiving special on ABC.


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving The classic Peanuts special has aired every year since 1973, and watching hapless Charlie Brown attempt to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for his friends never gets old. November 22, 8 p.m., ABC.

National Dog Show Not just about show dogs, this Thanksgiving day watch party is also about “go” dogs that fly in the air and dive in the water for discs. Pet your full belly while you root for your favorite furry friends. Noon-2 p.m., NBC.


Global Sports Classic The Runnin’ Rebels bring a 2-0 record into their first big test of the season: a Friday clash with Oregon and a date with either Iowa State or ranked Cincinnati on Saturday. November 23, 6 p.m.; November 24, 5 or 7:30 p.m.; $25-$35 per day; Thomas & Mack Center.

Geddy Lee and his Rush bandmates rock the MGM Grand on Friday.

Geddy Lee and his Rush bandmates rock the MGM Grand on Friday.


Rush The Canadian rockers have a new album, and they play a lot of it live—augmented by a string section(!). Don’t worry, you’ll also get some old hits and deep cuts, though don’t look to us to spoil the surprise and tell you which ones. November 23, 8 p.m., $59-$154, MGM Grand Garden Arena.


Jim Gaffigan He killed with his bit on McDonald’s. Oh, and Subway. Come to think of it, anything food-related. McDonald’s might not be good for you, but Gaffigan sure is. November 23-24, 10 p.m., $75-$86, Mirage.


Red Rock Canyon Visitor Guide Everything you ever wanted to know about Red Rock (and then some), along with hundreds of gorgeous photos. Come on, don’t you want to see what a Sagebrush Checkerspot looks like? $19.


Meat & Three There’s a good chance you’ve already f’d up your turkey. Make up for it with a cozy meal of chicken or brisket or porchetta, plus fresh, home-style sides that’ll make you wonder why you tried cooking in the first place. 10940 S. Eastern Ave. #108.


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